Home Jobs in Namibia - July 2024 Management Jobs Consultant: MSME Ecosystem Optimisation – NAMIBIA INVESTMENT PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD



Job Category: Skilled/Professional
Department: MSME Development, Innovation & Acceleration
Division: MSME Ecosystem Optimisation
Location: Windhoek
Position Type: Permanent
Immediate Manager: Manager: MSME Ecosystem Optimisation
Subordinates: None

Job Purpose:
The MSME Ecosystem Consultant is responsible for researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data related to micro, small and medium enterprises and start-ups (MSME) policy reform, funding, capacity building and programs. The incumbent will be responsible for the interactive MSME website’s design and development and management as well as the coordination of the department’s social media content and the development of user forms/sites on Google Workspace. The incumbent should facilitate the provision of data and information that will aid effective and efficient decision making in the department. The position reports to the MSME Ecosystem Optimisation Manager.

Role and Responsibilities:

– Managing an electronic catalogue of domestic, regional and international MSME policy
– Developing new analyses, metrics and reports on the data gathered to enhance the MSME environment
and provide management with focused insights
– Obtaining and maintaining a plug-in ready database of all key stakeholders and development partners
across economic sectors, national regions and international boundaries
– Keeping abreast with current affairs and new developments penalty to MSME empowerment policy,
funding options and capacity development
– Optimizing the department’s social media presence
– Evaluating new technologies so as to ensure the advancement of the MSME landscape
– Implementing the MSME planning process tools in the department
– Develop performance metrics
– Undertake other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time

– Managing and developing the MSME website in collaboration with the service provider and ensuring
relevant, well conceptualized, interactive stakeholder mapping
– Facilitate MSME stakeholder engagements

– Translating department requirements into reporting deliverables
– Assist the MSME department with a detailed national dashboard, including annual planning
– Deliver ad hoc reports

Qualification and Experience  Requirements
– Degree in Economics or relevant developmental or social sciences
– At least 2-3 years experience in the field of economics, MSME development or public administration
– Demonstrable understanding of socioeconomic dynamics in Namibia
– Skills in planning, designing, and conducting economic research, data capturing and writing of analytical
reports are vital
– Previous work in the MSME development space e.g. research, projects or full-time employment is an added
– A valid Driver’s licence is an added advantage

Preferred Skills:
–  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Research & presentation skills
– Accuracy and attention to detail
– Highly organized, strong planning skills
– Ability to multitask
– Strong inclination to take initiative
– Curious, keen to learn and proactive about personal development
– Good interpersonal skills
– Enthusiastic about stakeholder engagement

Closing Date: 06 July 2022 at 14h00

In line with the  Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, No. 29 of 1998, suitably qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no documents will be returned. Should you not receive any notification from us within two weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Enquiries: recruitment@nipdb.com

– Candidates should ensure that all foreign qualifications are evaluated by the Namibia
Qualifications Authority (NQA).
– Required documents for upload/attachment: CV (as one document in PDF format) and Qualifications (as one
document in PDF format).
– There is no way to save a form and have a user return to it later without submitting it.



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